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Need for unified city governance

The urban specialists have, from time to time, raised the issue of setting up of a city government or similar such body to coordinate the service- providers of the capital city. It has also been mentioned that while the efficiency of the service providers has gone down, corruption in them...

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Dealing with food adulteration menace

Perhaps it is the dilly-dallying in taking action against food adulteration which has prompted the High Court to take its tough stance on it. Now that 52 factory-processed edible items have been identified by the court for withdrawal from the market, people in general have heaved a sigh of relief....

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Guide to smart investing

This is a follow-up of my article titled "The Importance of Financial Education" which appeared in the FE last week (Wednesday, May 15; page 6). Broadly, there are three types of investors - strategic buy and hold; and traders. Sponsors and institutional investors acquire, or hold onto, a certain percentage...

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Increased security for Eid shoppers

Eid-ul-Fitr is only two weeks away. Already there is a shopping frenzy among the Eid shoppers of the capital city. This is likely to intensify in the coming weeks before Eid.Because of crowds at the shopping malls, the traffic congestion usually intensifies, around this time of the year. This creates...

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Barishal University's online radio

A Bangla daily has reported how some young students of Barishal University have started an online radio. They have named the channel 'BU Radio'. At the moment, it is operational for two hours-- from 10:00pm till 12:00am daily.The radio will air day-to-day news of the campus, success stories of the...

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Is social media increasing social awareness?

Over the years, social media has become a part and parcel of modern life. In our country, the use of social media and the number of users of social media platforms are increasing with every passing day. Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp, WeChat, Instagram etc are used by most young people of...

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